Category: Clubs & Classes

TRIPS plans underway for 2017-2018

Bonnie Hyra The Quail Creek TRIPS committee members have been hard at work looking into various day trips for residents. This all-volunteer committee has planned some fun, exciting, interesting and educational trips which are available to all Quail Creek residents. In past years, trips have taken participants to the airport, behind-the scenes at the theatre,…

MOAA will meet at Quail Creek in October

Peggy McGee After its summer recess and with the return of many of the winter residents, the Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association is back on the social scene. Their next meeting will be on October 18 with cocktails being available at 5:00 p.m. and dinner being served at 5:30 p.m. All officers and warrant…

Needlework Club sews bags for kids

Bag Day Sew-a-Thon

Linda Freeman Linda Gorg, Gwen Mowat, Barb Potl and Mary Cerny of the Quail Creek Needlework Club spent Saturday, July 22, creating drawstring bags for Tucson children. The club has supported Aviva Children’s Services for many years, and this was the third year members participated in the annual sew-a-thon in Tucson. Without these cloth bags,…

All wired up in August

Carmen Murphy and Carol Langrehr

Cathy Hasson The Lapidary and Jewelry Club offered three classes in wiring: Marilyn Darcangelo’s Wire-Crochet Bracelet Class and Cathy Hasson’s Wire-Wrapped Cabochon Classes. Participants were Connie Duval, Lisa Teman-Rosenburg, Carmen Murphy, Carol Langrehr, Kathy Guy, Barb Shelor, Sandy Veydt, Susan Branch, Nancy Riordon, Carrie Kuderna, Irena Birdsall and Cindy Mayron. Nice wiring, Ladies!

July 2017 Photo Contest winners: Landscapes

John O’Rourke’s first-place photo, Where the Buffalo Roam

Jim Burkstrand The Photo Club of Quail Creek continued into 2017 with its monthly members’ contest having a theme “Landscapes.” This month, it drew another large number of entries – we had 46 shots submitted by members, all of which can be seen on our Flickr site: https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/albums/72157685565217993. John O’Rourke won first place with his…

Nurses of Quail Creek

Myriads of salads filled the kitchen as Paula Scafuri and Marge Hockemeier hosted our July meeting. After eating, Ralph Scafuri, MD, discussed joint replacements and both conservative and surgical treatments. The next meeting will be a book discussion of The Midwife’s Confession, by Diane Chamberlain, on September 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the home of…

No one was in Jeopardy during this good time

Pam “Alexa Trebek” Rodgers reveals an answer for contestants from the game board. Photo by Eileen Sykora

Diane Quinn What happens when a group of women designs a whole new program for The Women of Quail Creek (TWOQC)? A really fun time, that’s what! Several members of TWOQC gathered in late July for an evening of Jeopardy hosted by none other than Pam “Alexa Trebek” Rodgers, president-elect of TWOQC. Six lucky contestants vied…